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The science of scabs and pus : the slimey truth about blood

Author: Ian Graham
Publisher: Brighton, Great Britain Book House, [2018] ©2018.
Series: Science of-- (Book House)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This gruesome guide to blood uses fact-packed, easy-to-read text and humorous illustrations to explore the structure, uses, and lifecycle of blood, covering everything from why we grow scabs over cuts to why people donate blood at hospitals. Each spread has multiple entry points, including an introductory paragraph, illustrations and side panels such as Fascinating Facts, Helpful Hint, Can You Believe It?, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Children’s nonfiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Graham
ISBN: 9781912006397 1912006391 9781912006113 1912006111
OCLC Number: 1015328782
Notes: Includes index.
Target Audience: Primary school age.
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
What are blood groups? --
What does the heart do? --
How does blood move around the body? --
What is pus? What is a scab? --
What is a bruise? --
How does the body keep blood clean? --
What is anemia? --
What is hemophilia? --
What is leukemia? --
What is a blod transfusion? --
Why do people give blood? --
Glossary --
Index.
Series Title: Science of-- (Book House)
Other Titles: Scabs and pus.
Responsibility: written by Ian Graham.

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This gruesome guide to blood uses fact-packed, easy-to-read text and humorous illustrations to explore the structure, uses, and lifecycle of blood, covering everything from why we grow scabs over cuts to why people donate blood at hospitals. Each spread has multiple entry points, including an introductory paragraph, illustrations and side panels such as Fascinating Facts, Helpful Hint, Can You Believe It?, and Disgusting Data, which provide additional information and handy advice.

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